There’s a view that fighting climate collapse would be terribly difficult, and require great sacrifices and suffering. For this reason, most people would rather continue on our present course. Change would involve severe risk and unpleasantness.
We’ve made giant strides in technology and science. Not so much in ethics. Ideologies have a way of justifying the most cruel and evil practices of any era. Ours is no exception.
The interview began. A small group of children wanted to know how they got there. Not where babies come from. Everyone knows that, even though pregnancies are now rare and births are even rarer. The children wanted to know why they lived in a world where nobody they’ve ever met lives past thirty.